The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus dropped yesterday, finally, the company introduced the two devices in New York, and they're more or less exactly what we've expected. A ton of carriers and retailers already released their Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus availability details, and a British carrier, O2, just joined that list. O2 reached out to us today and confirmed that the two Samsung-branded flagships are now available for pre-order from O2 in the UK, following Vodafone UK's announcement which landed yesterday.
O2 said that you can now pre-order one of the two devices, and if you do that, you will receive it 8 days before it goes on sale on April 28th. O2 is offering a range of tariffs for the two Galaxy S8 smartphones, featuring a new Yearly Upgrade Programme, up to 50GB of data, free music streaming and a free JBL speaker (worth £119.99). So, what is O2's Yearly Upgrade Programme? Well, it gives you an opportunity to replace your smartphone after 12 months of use, and get a new one without the need to cancel your current contract with O2. There are several options for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus that you can take advantage of. For example, you can pay £49.99 upfront for the Galaxy S8, then £51 a month for 3GB of data, plus you get a free JBL Flip 4 speaker worth £119.99. Another option for the Galaxy S8 is that you pay £9.99 upfront, then £55 a month for 5GB of data, and you get a free JBL Flip 4 speaker and free music streaming. You also have an option to pay £9.99 upfront, £59 a month for 10GB of data, and you get a free JBL Flip 4 speaker, free music streaming and Yearly Upgrade Programme. O2 is offering similar options for the Galaxy S8 Plus as well, though the company's larger Galaxy S8 smartphone is a bit more expensive, of course. You can get more info by clicking on the source link down below.
The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are basically identical in terms of the design and specs, the only difference is that the Galaxy S8 Plus is a larger phone thanks to its 6.2-inch panel, and it comes with a larger battery. The two devices are made out of metal and glass, they ship with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, and are fueled by the Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 SoC, depending on the region. If you'd like to know more about these two phones, click here.